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A Businessperson's Guide to the Antitrust Implications of Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, and Strategic Alliances

This Guide, authored by Kirkland partner Tefft W. Smith, is intended to assist businesspeople in understanding the antitrust implications of potential acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.  After briefly reviewing the applicable antitrust laws, this Guide explains the various antitrust issues raised at each stage of a potential transaction.